White Privilege Conference


What is the WPC?

What is the White Privilege Conference?
  1. WPC is a conference that examines challenging concepts of privilege and oppression and offers solutions and team building strategies to work toward a more equitable world.

  2. It is not a conference designed to attack, degrade or beat up on white folks.

  3. It is not a conference designed to rally white supremacist groups.

  4. WPC is a conference designed to examine issues of privilege beyond skin color. WPC is open to everyone and invites diverse perspectives to provide a comprehensive look at issues of privilege including: race, gender, sexuality, class, disability, etc. — the ways we all experience some form of privilege, and how we’re all affected by that privilege.

  5. WPC attracts students, professionals, activists, parents, and community leaders/members from diverse perspectives. WPC welcomes folks with varying levels of experience addressing issues of diversity, cultural competency, and multiculturalism.

  6. WPC is committed to a philosophy of “understanding, respecting and connecting.”

Who attends the WPC?
The conference is unique in its ability to bring together high school and college students, teachers, university faculty and higher education professionals, nonprofit staff, activists, social workers and counselors, healthcare workers, and members of the spiritual community and corporate arena. Annually, more than 1,500 attend from more than 35 states, Australia, Bermuda, Canada, and Germany.

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Movie Night - Northside Friends View 'Hannah Arendt'

Saturday evening February 8th Beth Burbank & Bill Esler will host a movie night, to view Hannah Arendt, a 2012 movie biography of the German-American political theorist/philosopher. Arendt taught atthe University of Chicago from 1963 to 1967.

Named by one of the NYT movie reviewers as one of the best 5 movies of the year, Hannah Arendt has flashbacks covering her early life, but primarily recounts the period of Arendt's life when she covered the trial of Adolph Eichmann in Jerusalem for crimes against humanity during the holocaust.
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Child Care


Northside Friends Meeting First Day (Sunday) Childcare Job Description

Duties Each First Day:


  1. Arrive by 9:45am to set up in childcare room & greet children as they arrive.
  2. Bring out the toy box for infants & preschoolers and the crafts supplies for older children.
  3. Do a Safety Check:
  4. Look for small items that are easy to swallow, remove to wastebasket
  5. Check floor for sharp objects like staples, pins or tacks.  Look out for anything babies might put in their mouths that may not be good for them and remove it.
  6. Be ready for children when they arrive; or you are welcome to join us in worship for the first ten minutes.
  7. Children will spend the first 10 minutes in worship with their parents.  A parent, other adult or you will bring them to the childcare room after this time.
  8. Someone will come to get you around 11:00am for introductions and announcements at the end of Meeting.
  9. Clean Up: Please wait until after announcements to put things away. Put toys and books in their bins & put away. Clean up art projects & put away supplies. (It is recommended that older children help with clean-up)
  10. Typically, the job will run no later than 11:30. Keep track of your time. Round up or down to the nearest 15 minutes.
  11. Pay is $20/25/hour based upon experience.
  12. The childcare person is paid monthly.  A weekly time sheet will be provided.


Qualifications:

·         A child-centered individual
·         Capable of handling conflict in an equitable and peaceful manner
·         Experience with children of mixed ages 0-12

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